Category: ARCHITECTURE

Mar 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 2, 2010

IF I RULED THE WORLD Photograph by eBold The Genghis Khan Statue complex is located 54 km from Ulan Bator, Mongolia, on the bank of the Tuul River, in a place called Tsonjin Boldog. A 40 meter high statue on horseback was erected on a 10 meter high base, covered by stainless steel and surrounded…

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Mar 2, 2010

The Egg Building in China – National Centre for Performing Arts

The Egg Building in China – National Centre for Performing Arts

Photograph by Jason Pan The Egg, more formally known as the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is located in Beijing, China. Technically, it’s an ellipsoid dome of titanium and glass surrounded by an artificial lake and vast expanse of green space, but the Egg or Water drop building is much easier on the…

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Feb 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 24, 20104

Picture of the Day – February 24, 20104

LOOKING DOWN WITH A FROWN Photograph by Greg Semendinger via The Frame: Newly Released September 11 Images Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Feb 18, 2010

The House Inside a Hill – Villa Vals, Switzerland

The House Inside a Hill – Villa Vals, Switzerland

Photograph by Iwan Baan The Villa Vals in Switzerland is a pair of dwellings built into a hillside with the intention of remaining concealed and unobtrusive to the natural beauty surrounding it. Set within walking distance to the famous thermal springs of Therme Vals; a hotel/spa complex that is built directly over the natural springs.…

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Feb 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT Photograph by Sprengben Hong Kong Skyline at Night, Blinded by the Light via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Feb 1, 2010

Ridiculous Open-Concept Luxury Loft in SoHo

Ridiculous Open-Concept Luxury Loft in SoHo

Every couple months I’ll spend a night sifting through luxury properties for sale in New York City. It’s the only place in the world where you can easily find 50+ listings ranging from $5 million – $75 million at any given time. Understanding the density of Manhattan, it’s always fascinating how expensive a square foot…

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Jan 31, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 31, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 31, 2010

ORGANIZED CONFUSION The Viaduct in Puxi, Shanghai, China via Wikimedia Commons Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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